The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (I), 2018 on 4th February 2018 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy for the Courses commencing in 2019.
Last Date 4th December 2017
Start Date 8th November 2017
Name of the Course Approximate Number of Vacancies
1) Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 100
146th (DE) Course commencing in January 2019
2) Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 45
Course commencing in January 2019 Executive
3) Air Force Academy, Hyderaba 32
(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in February 2019
4) Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai 225
109th SSC (NT) Course (for Men)commencing in April 2019
5) Officers Training Academy, Chennai 12
23rd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April 2019
Educational qualification required for various posts
(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy— Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only)